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Suggested Citation:"Abbreviations." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Guidance for Diversity in Airport Business Contracting and Workforce Programs. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25896.
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86 ACDBE Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (as defined in 49 CFR Part 23) AIP airport improvement program AMAC Airport Minority Advisory Council BCA benefit-cost analysis CDP capital development program COMTO Council of Minority Transportation Officials DBE Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (as defined in 49 CFR Part 26) DBELO Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison Officer DOD Department of Defense EEO Equal Employment Opportunity MAG minimum annual guarantee MAPLA Maritime and Aviation Project Labor Agreement MBE Minority-owned Business Enterprise MSA metropolitan statistical area NAICS North American Industry Classification System NLRA National Labor Relations Act OSDBU Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization OJT on-the-job training RFP request for proposal SBA U.S. Small Business Administration SBE Small Business Enterprise TPG The Perryman Group WBE Woman-owned Business Enterprise Abbreviations

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Many airports are already taking active steps to address and unlock the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce. These programs provide benefits to the airport and surrounding communities, but there has not been a comprehensive benefit-cost analysis for diversity contracting programs and their impact on the workforce.

The TRB Airport Cooperative Research Program's ACRP Research Report 217: Guidance for Diversity in Airport Business Contracting and Workforce Programs provides guidelines to assist airport operators and various stakeholders at airports of all types and sizes to identify and quantify the benefits, costs, and regional economic impact of diversity contracting for airport businesses.

As recipients of federal funds, airports are required to administer a federal program that seeks to provide equal access for participation in airport-related business opportunities. Likewise, many airports are also obligated to do so under state and local programs.

The report includes additional materials: an Airport Diversity Contracting Tool and a Tool Users Guide.

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